Start and Stop an MSI Installation
This page describes how to stop and start your YouTrack Server server.
The following situations require that you stop YouTrack:
You want to change the location of the database.
You want to modify properties or JVM options for your YouTrack Server server.
You want to upgrade your YouTrack Server installation.
When you install YouTrack with an MSI distribution, YouTrack runs as a Windows service. The display name of the Windows service is JetBrains YouTrack. After the initial configuration, the application runs in the background on the server.
To start and stop the Windows service, use the Services Microsoft Management Console (MMC) ( ).
In later versions of Windows, you can right-click the application in the Start menu to stop and start the service.